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Caption for Thurstaston, Beach Path C1950: This path descends onto Thurstaston Sands alongside Shore Cottage. When Parkgate, further down the Dee, was inaccessible owing to the state of the tide, ships would tie up and unload at a small anchorage just off-shore from here known as Dawpool. During this time, the customs officers who would check the various cargoes being unloaded occupied the cottage.

Memories of Thurstaston, Beach Path c1955

Beach Path c1950 What a wonderful place to camp and fish in the 1950's and 60's. Plenty of fish and sea birds and so very peaceful. In recent years the old railway track Hooton-West Kirby line, which ran alongside Thurstaston shore, has been ripped out to make the Wirral Way walking track. I have heard from U.K. friends, (...Read full memory)

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